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9/11, Twenty Years On: A Look Back at the Investigation, the Commission’s Findings, and Subsequent Events
Phil Zelikow, Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission

Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 Phil Zelikow

About Phil Zelikow
Philip Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History.  He has also served at all levels of American government, including as an elected member of a town school board.  He began his professional career as a trial and appellate lawyer in Texas, including work for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.  After returning to graduate school and then teaching for the Navy, he joined the Foreign Service and served as a career diplomat, posted overseas and in Washington, including service on the NSC staff for President George H.W. Bush.  His Ph.D. is from Tufts University's Fletcher School.  

Since leaving regular government service in 1991 he has taught and directed research programs at Harvard University and at the University of Virginia.  At Virginia he directed the Miller Center of Public Affairs from 1998 to 2005.  Later, he was the dean in charge of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2011-14).

He has also been a member of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board both for President Bush (2001-03) and for President Obama (2011-13), one of few individuals to serve on this board in administrations of both parties.  He was a member of the Defense Policy Board (2015-17).  He also advised the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s program in global development (2007-12).

Moderated by David Kent and Faegre Drinker.


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